Premier Medical Group highlights their renowned staff of physicians to bring insight into the lives of the accomplished colleagues who serve their community. Meet Dr. Walter Parker!
If you weren’t a doctor, what would you be?
My first choice would be a pro athlete, but that isn’t going to happen. I probably would be teaching and doing research in biomedical sciences.
Who or what inspired you to become a doctor?
Teaching young children
What hobbies do you enjoy?
Running, golf, gardening and traveling
What was your favorite past time as a child?
If you could visit any place in the world, where would you visit and why?
The World Cup soccer final match to see soccer played at the highest level and also to witness the cultural devotion to soccer that is typical of the countries that reach the finals.
What was your favorite subject during grade school?
Where did you grow up?
What was the last good book you read and why?
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris
Do you have any pets?
1 dog and 1 cat
What was the longest trip you’ve ever taken?
Six weeks in Southeast Asia
If you could witness any event, past, present or future, what would it be?
The end of cancer
What is the best piece of advice that you’ve received?
Don’t let that one get away (in reference to my now wife)
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